Free Virus Protection Available to Everyone

Free Virus Protection Available to Everyone

 

Navigating cyberspace can mean serious risks for digital devices if they are exposed to a computer virus. Devices can stop working properly or altogether and personal information can be stolen and used to take money from or misrepresent people. Users of all ages can take advantage of free virus programs available right now on the Internet. Be sure to read all installation instructions and ask permission from a parent before installing any program from this list on a device. 

  • PC Cleaning Tools CleanUp! 4.5.2 — Covers your tracks on the Internet. CleanUp! deletes traces of your Internet activity that get stored on your hard disk like; browser cache, browser history, cookies, bookmarks and favorites. Deletion of these is optional and disabled by default. This program is so simple to use, you’ll be cleaning up your hard drive and protecting your privacy in a matter of minutes!
  • Anti-Malware Program, MalwareBytes — This is the industry-leading software to scan, remove and protect against known and unknown malware. Malwarebytes uses innovative removal techniques that antivirus software doesn’t have. This keeps you protected by blocking malicious websites and preventing malware’s attempt to disable it. Malwarebytes is a unique, powerful, and smart security program.
  • Anti-Virus Program: Windows 7 — MS Security Essentials is a free anti-virus program you can download on personal computers to help protect Windows 7 against viruses, spyware and other malicious software. It features a simple, clear tabbed interface with four main areas that are used to look at the system’s security status, update virus and spyware definitions, check the history of previously detected items and tweak the program’s settings, respectively.
  • Microsoft Windows 10, Windows Defender — This anti-virus program comes with the operating system and runs in the background notifying you when you need to take specific action. Windows Defender is the No. 1 antivirus on Windows 10, protecting more computers against viruses, malware, spyware and other threats than any other solution. 

 

 

ABM Computers, formerly known as Alameda Business Machines, has been repairing technology since the days of the typewriter. They have been at the same location since 1939 at 2309 Santa Clara Ave. in Alameda. They can be reached at 522-4921 or www.abmpc.com.